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Overview

Bona fide residents of Puerto Rico may be eligible to claim up to $3,600 for each qualifying child.

  • Claim up to $3,000 for each child ages 6 through 17
  • Claim up to $3,600 for each child ages 5 and under

Qualifying Requirements

  • You must be a resident of Puerto Rico – i.e., you lived in Puerto Rico for at least six months between January 1 to December 31, 2021.
  • You must have at least one qualifying child who is 17 or under.
  • You have no federal income tax filing requirement.

To enter child tax credit information in TaxAct:

  1. Sign-In or create a new account at https://www.taxact.com/puertorico
  2. Complete Basic Info questions
  3. Continue to Federal portion of the interview and complete qualifying questions

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